Home Network Setup: What’s in my rack 2021

Following on from my original post in 2017 and a follow up I made in 2019, I am making this post to show the changes my to my home network. Some parts have not changed. such as; The rack, a 9U with dimensions of 600x600mm. I am still running pfSense on a Qotom Q150P-S08 Mini […]

Read More

Installing TP-Link Omada Controller on Ubuntu

I have a bunch of TP-Link EAP model WiFi access points in my home, these are enterprise grade devices allow management via a unified controller, TP-Link call their controller software Omada. This is very similar to Ubiquiti’s Unifi controller. Whilst I don’t have any other Unifi equipment, I found the TP-Link access points to be […]

Read More

Building a Raspberry Pi Zero temperature monitor with web interface

I’ve recently purchased a few cheap DHT22 temperature sensors from Amazon. They work great and use Python to display the data from the sensors. I found I required a way to log the data, so I though why not make this a project!? I have created a simple Web Interface to view logged data: https://github.com/ryanfitton/rpi-temperature-monitor-logging-interface. […]

Read More

How to install Home Assistant within an LXC container

I have published this blog post to help anyone having issues installing Home Assistant (and Docker) in an LXC container running on Ubuntu. When I was installing Home Assistant on my own hardware, I could not find any straight-forward guides detailing how to do this, and Home Assistant’s own documentation does not help with installing […]

Read More